(First published: Oct 03, 2007)
Let’s step into the light for once; the light side of what my system has brought to me.
This way you might understand more fully the importance of what I offer regarding a sane and well-lived life.
When I began to develop my system “It Takes Guts To Live Well”, there was no thought of building a system.
I only wanted relief. Desperately so.
But once I discovered the nutrients I needed and tried them, the first rock slipped off my back.
I stood a little taller for the first time in years.
For many who’ve found this company there is no further forward movement.
They are happy with what these nutrients do for them and the relief they provide after years of mental anguish. So be it.
But I wanted even more improvement than that. I also felt that I had substantially more damage to overcome than most.
This then led to my second and third steps in my system.
There was much trial and error mixed in between.
I sampled so many products to include physical, mental, and spiritual.
But I found what I needed and further bolstered my burgeoning good health.
The final seven steps to my system were developing simultaneously and I was honing them at all times.
Remember: my sole aim was to get relief; to feel OK again; to feel normal. The goal was no loftier than that for years.
I found that much of what was causing my bipolar had to do with lifestyle choices.
Therefore, I had to change my life.
I had to learn healthier habits and drop the ones that were harming me. Quite the list that latter bunch.
Again, I only wanted to feel the best that I could.
I constantly tried to improve on the gains the preceding steps brought me.
This developed into how I currently live my life and I still learn more to improve and excel.
But to go further than that with you right now would be too much to digest. One day some of you reading right now will join me at this next level.
However, it brings me to my final point.
In my search for relief and normalcy, I found health and strength levels I’d never experienced before in my life.
On top of that I developed a way to look at the world that has been leading me to a life greater than I’d ever imagined possible.
- I see opportunity everywhere.
- I see potential everywhere.
- I see more of the good side of life where before I used to only see bad.
- I’m happier and I’m more fulfilled.
- My life experience is deepening and becoming more interesting by the day.
Oh, I still run into problems, as evidenced by my last video and there will always BE problems.
But I no longer handle them or see them in the way I used to.
I stress a whole lot less. I smile more.
I have learned to be more proactive and less reactive.
The world would be a better place if more people figured out that one simple step right there.
My life is not even close to what my intended success goals portray.
But I am the happiest I’ve ever been and I have a self belief that is so powerful it sometimes stymies me when I acknowledge it.
I just feel good about how things are panning out and I work hard to make them even better.
To me that’s what life should be all about.
Evolution + Improvement = Satisfaction.
Being of use to someone and enjoying the process.
All because I began a search for relief from bipolar.
It’s taken me almost forty years to amass this knowledge and it’s drenched in past sufferings.
The photographer of this post’s featured photo: Jordan Whitt